Kid's and Teen's Try-Athalon

  • 411 W. Plymouth Ave, Goshen, IN 46526
  • Tel: (574) 534-2901
  • Dates: July 10, 2021
  • Location: Shanklin Park
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Price: Now – June 13: $20.00 per child; June 14 – July 5: $30.00 per child



Course & Race Details
Start Times
Participants must be in their lane and ready to race by the following times:

Ages 13-18: 8:00 am
Ages 9-12: 8:30 am
Ages 5-8: 9:30 am

Age Divisions
There is one of the following age divisions for both boys and girls:

Swimmers: 5/6 | 7/8 | 9/10 | 11/12 | 13/14 | 15/16 | 17/18
Non Swimmers (life jacket used): 5/6 | 7/8
The non-swimmer categories are for those needing a life jacket to swim 25 meters; life jackets are mandatory for this category.

No changes can be made to swimmer status once the registration form has been submitted. Participants compete with those in their swimming status group, gender group and age group as listed above.

Swim Course
Ages 5-12 swim 25 meters (one length of the pool). Ages 13-18 swim 75 meters (three lengths of the pool)  Life jackets must be worn for the non-swimmer’s category and will be provided.

Bike Course
All ages will bike 1.2 miles. Helmets are required. Participants must use two-wheeled self-propelled bicycles only. Scooters and tricycles are prohibited. Training wheels are accepted for the 5/6 age division.

Note: One parent can help their child put shoes on after the swim and before beginning the bike course. However, parents will not be allowed in the transition area to avoid congesting the area. Event volunteers will be in the transition area to assist the participants.

Run Course
Ages 5-12 will run 0.5 miles. Ages 13-18 will run 3.1 miles.

Note: One parent can run with their child throughout the run course but must not cross the finish line with their child to eliminate interference with our timing results. A designated parent stop point will be marked and initiated.


There are three ways to register for the event. You may register online, by mailing in a registration form to our office: Goshen Parks & Recreation; 524 E. Jackson St.; Goshen, Indiana 46526

Checks are made payable to: City of Goshen or in person at our office between 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.

Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by July 5. In-person registrations will be accepted until July 5.


Shanklin Park

  • 411 W. Plymouth Ave, Goshen, IN 46526